A Game Ranger is responsible for the management of the game reserve. They work with ecologists, game reserve and wildlife managers. They manage animal populations and check for diseases.
- they manage nature reserves in a sustainable manner
- study, take notes and report on natural happenings in the park
- collect samples and related information
- make sure park rules are obeyed
- control threats, for example poaching
- promote and protect all natural resources e.g. water
- educate the public
- talk to local communities
How to Qualify
You need a 3 year National Diploma in Game Ranch Management.
Where to Study
Some primary owned game farms and colleges offer courses in Game Ranging, Kruger National Park, In conjunction with Pathfinders , offers a course.
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- National Parks
- private game farms
- private game reserves
- government parks
- provincial conservation organisations